Thursday, September 24, 2015


Get connected!  Tweet images of what is happening in your mathematics classroom in CISD using #75019math!

Here's a sample of what you will find when you search Twitter for #75019math:

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Revised Math TEKS: Supporting Information for Grades 5 & 8

TEA has released Supporting Information for grades 5 & 8 related to the Revised (2012) TEKS.

Here is a sample from the Grade 5 resource:

In the left column, the Revised (2012) TEKS are listed.  In the right column Supporting Information is given.  This includes additional information that did not previously appear in the Side-by-Side documents.

Here is a sample from the Grade 8 resource:

I encourage you to bookmark this resource if you teach grades 5 or 8 and keep an eye out if you teach another grade level, K-8, for these related to your grade level in the future!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Grant Opportunities

Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics: 2016 Grant

Goal: To help teachers and professional organizations in Texas improve mathematics teaching and learning.

Applications Due: November 30, 2015


Maximum Grant Award: $1200

More Information:

Coppell Education Foundation: Red & Black Grant

Purpose: The Educator Grant Program is designed to encourage, facilitate, recognize, and reward innovative, creative, and effective instructional approaches that directly impact students while transforming classroom learning.

Applications Due: October 14, 2015


More Information:

Award of Funds: Up to $7,500 awarded to individual teacher initiated programs/projects, and/or campus teams, or department/district-initiated programs/projects.